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School Bus Strike Impasse

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Larry Hanley, international president of the Amalgamated Transit Union, discusses the state of the school bus strike negotiations--and the union's position.

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WNYC News

Report: Transit Fares High and Rising? Blame Bailed-Out Banks

Thursday, June 07, 2012

WNYC

A transit union says in a report that one cause of the MTA's recent fare hikes and service cuts has been hiding in plain sight: financial arrangements called interest rate swaps. Those are deals the authority made with banks on 10 percent of its $33 billion of debt —deals that have gone against the authority and in favor of the banks.

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WNYC News

Boosting Driver Pay Would Help Bolster Bus Safety, Says Union Chief

Monday, March 28, 2011

WNYC

One way to improve safety on budget buses is to give drivers better pay, said one union president.

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